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Gymnachirus melas


Gymnachirus melas was originally described as Gymnachirus melas by Nichols in 1916. It belongs to the family Achiridae. It is commonly known as Naked sole and is known naked sole in USA, Zebra sole in Bahamas. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   melas
AuthorWI   Nichols [J. T.]
AuthorNI   Nichols
Qualification   ---
Year   1916
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectiformes
Family   Achiridae
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Genus   Gymnachirus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Pleuronectiformes
Family   Achiridae
Genus   Gymnachirus
Original Name   Gymnachirus        
Taxon Name   melas
Original Combination   Gymnachirus melas
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gymnachirus melas
OriginalSubGenus   Gymnachirus
Original Author   Nichols
Original AuthorWI   Nichols [J. T.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1916
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cape Lookout, Carteret County, North Carolina, U.S.A.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   AMNH 5717
Journal   Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist.
Citation   v. 35 (art. 9)
Page   71
Illustrations   Fig.

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Gymnachirus melas
Current Species melas
Current Genus Gymnachirus
Current AuthorWI Nichols [J. T.]
Current AuthorNI Nichols
Current Year 1916
Current Family Achiridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Occurs from shoreline to 183 m depth (Ref. 5521).

Current Summary   Valid as Gymnachirus melas  Nichols 1916. Achiridae.
Name History   •Valid as Gymnachirus melas Nichols 1916 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:295 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:178 [ref. 23239], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:497 [ref. 24550], Munroe 2003:1930 [ref. 27118], Nelson et al. 2004:182 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:867 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:188 [ref. 32708]).

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fasciatus Gymnachirus fasciatus Günther [A.] 1862Synonym
nudus Gymnachirus nudus Kaup [J. J.] 1858Valid
texae Gymnachirus texae (Gunter [G.] 1936)Valid
zebrinus Gymnachirus zebrinus Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1903Synonym
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